Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 327 299
Rank change year-on-year +33 -28 +85
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1969 1835 2329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.98% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.10% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1494 1891
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year - +9.95% -4.50%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 1896 £60,000 - 138
London +35 1159 £65,000 - 53
UK excluding London -11 755 £52,500 - 92
South East +2 334 £55,000 - 21
North of England +34 156 £45,000 +5.88% 26
East of England 0 93 £57,500 -4.17% 15
North West -8 88 £45,000 +20.00% 21
Midlands -18 79 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South West -10 64 £50,000 +7.53% 15
Yorkshire +23 56 £45,000 -14.29% 5
West Midlands -28 53 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Scotland -31 20 £40,750 -20.87% 5
East Midlands +23 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Wales +16 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
North East - 6 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland -30 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 756 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (33.62%) Finance
3 485 (24.63%) Degree
4 464 (23.57%) Analytical Skills
5 453 (23.01%) Marketing
6 316 (16.05%) User Experience
7 306 (15.54%) Banking
8 301 (15.29%) Scrum
9 287 (14.58%) Java
10 270 (13.71%) SQL
10 270 (13.71%) Project Management
11 269 (13.66%) Computer Science
12 241 (12.24%) Asset Management
13 240 (12.19%) JavaScript
14 239 (12.14%) Analytics
15 233 (11.83%) QA
16 218 (11.07%) Wealth Management
17 208 (10.56%) Investment Banking
18 201 (10.21%) Retail Banking
19 199 (10.11%) SaaS
20 190 (9.65%) Computer Science Degree
21 189 (9.60%) Mentoring
22 184 (9.34%) SDLC
23 178 (9.04%) Software Engineering
24 173 (8.79%) HTML
24 173 (8.79%) SQL Server
25 166 (8.43%) E-Commerce
26 158 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
27 152 (7.72%) Retail
27 152 (7.72%) Business Analysis

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (1.57%) CMS
3 26 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 18 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 17 (0.86%) Apache
6 16 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.71%) JBoss
7 14 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.56%) Confluence
8 11 (0.56%) Drupal
9 9 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.41%) IIS
11 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.25%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.25%) Liferay
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.56%) InVision
6 10 (0.51%) S-PLUS
7 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.25%) UXPin
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.20%) Avid Media Composer
9 4 (0.20%) InDesign
10 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.10%) Revit
11 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.15%) Magento
4 3 (0.15%) Odoo
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.051%) Shopify
6 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.051%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 199 (10.11%) SaaS
2 137 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 42 (2.13%) PaaS
6 34 (1.73%) Amazon S3
7 33 (1.68%) Serverless
8 21 (1.07%) IaaS
9 19 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.96%) Office 365
10 18 (0.91%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.66%) npm
12 9 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.36%) GitHub
13 7 (0.36%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.25%) Google Play
14 5 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.29%) Internet
2 30 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.22%) HTTP
4 21 (1.07%) Firewall
5 19 (0.96%) Ethernet
5 19 (0.96%) VPN
6 18 (0.91%) Broadband
7 15 (0.76%) LAN
7 15 (0.76%) SSL
8 14 (0.71%) LDAP
8 14 (0.71%) WAN
9 12 (0.61%) MPLS
9 12 (0.61%) VoIP
10 11 (0.56%) Wireless
11 9 (0.46%) VoLTE
12 8 (0.41%) DNS
12 8 (0.41%) Intranet
12 8 (0.41%) Multicast
12 8 (0.41%) SAN
12 8 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.32%) Big Data
3 73 (3.71%) MySQL
4 52 (2.64%) NoSQL
5 41 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 23 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.91%) MongoDB
11 17 (0.86%) QlikView
12 14 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 13 (0.66%) Blockchain
14 12 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.61%) DataStage
14 12 (0.61%) LucidDB
15 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (3.61%) JIRA
2 64 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.23%) Maven
4 39 (1.98%) Selenium
5 29 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 27 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 27 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (1.17%) WebDriver
8 18 (0.91%) Bitbucket
8 18 (0.91%) gulp
8 18 (0.91%) jMock
9 16 (0.81%) NUnit
10 14 (0.71%) JUnit
10 14 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (0.56%) Subversion
13 10 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 662 (33.62%) Finance
2 453 (23.01%) Marketing
3 306 (15.54%) Banking
4 208 (10.56%) Investment Banking
5 201 (10.21%) Retail Banking
6 152 (7.72%) Retail
7 127 (6.45%) Telecoms
8 76 (3.86%) Games
9 71 (3.61%) Legal
10 43 (2.18%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.88%) Electronics
12 33 (1.68%) Back Office
13 28 (1.42%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.07%) Advertising
14 21 (1.07%) German Language
15 20 (1.02%) Billing
16 19 (0.96%) Publishing
17 18 (0.91%) French Language
18 15 (0.76%) Automotive
19 14 (0.71%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 616 (31.28%) Product Manager
2 196 (9.95%) Developer
3 179 (9.09%) Analyst
4 132 (6.70%) Business Analyst
5 131 (6.65%) Senior Manager
6 109 (5.54%) Product Owner
7 108 (5.49%) Consultant
8 106 (5.38%) Senior Product Manager
9 74 (3.76%) Service Manager
10 70 (3.56%) Digital Product Manager
11 69 (3.50%) Software Developer
12 63 (3.20%) IT Manager
13 58 (2.95%) Architect
13 58 (2.95%) Senior Developer
14 57 (2.89%) Desktop Engineer
14 57 (2.89%) Desktop Support
15 55 (2.79%) Software Engineer
16 50 (2.54%) Technical Manager
17 48 (2.44%) Java Developer
18 46 (2.34%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (8.79%) HTML
2 140 (7.11%) .NET
3 110 (5.59%) Web Services
4 98 (4.98%) CSS
5 81 (4.11%) XML
6 70 (3.56%) Spring
7 66 (3.35%) jQuery
7 66 (3.35%) Node.js
8 60 (3.05%) RESTful
9 58 (2.95%) HTML5
10 55 (2.79%) AngularJS
11 47 (2.39%) .NET Framework
12 46 (2.34%) ASP.NET
12 46 (2.34%) REST
13 36 (1.83%) JSON
14 30 (1.52%) .NET Core
14 30 (1.52%) Lambda Expressions
15 29 (1.47%) Aurelia
15 29 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
15 29 (1.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 464 (23.57%) Analytical Skills
2 316 (16.05%) User Experience
3 269 (13.66%) Computer Science
4 98 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 90 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 66 (3.35%) Fintech
8 40 (2.03%) Virtual Team
9 29 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 27 (1.37%) Social Media
11 26 (1.32%) Public Cloud
12 17 (0.86%) Equities
13 14 (0.71%) Blog
13 14 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (0.71%) iPad
14 13 (0.66%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.56%) RIA
15 11 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 146 (7.41%) Windows
2 102 (5.18%) Linux
3 68 (3.45%) Unix
4 64 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.47%) Android
7 22 (1.12%) Solaris
8 8 (0.41%) AIX
9 7 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.10%) Debian
13 2 (0.10%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.051%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (15.29%) Scrum
3 270 (13.71%) Project Management
4 241 (12.24%) Asset Management
5 239 (12.14%) Analytics
6 218 (11.07%) Wealth Management
7 189 (9.60%) Mentoring
8 184 (9.34%) SDLC
9 178 (9.04%) Software Engineering
10 166 (8.43%) E-Commerce
11 158 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 152 (7.72%) Business Analysis
13 144 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
14 132 (6.70%) User Stories
15 129 (6.55%) Test Automation
16 126 (6.40%) Presales
16 126 (6.40%) Unit Testing
17 117 (5.94%) Line Management
17 117 (5.94%) Validation
18 116 (5.89%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 287 (14.58%) Java
2 270 (13.71%) SQL
3 240 (12.19%) JavaScript
4 122 (6.20%) C#
5 95 (4.82%) Python
6 76 (3.86%) Shell Script
7 62 (3.15%) C++
8 58 (2.95%) PowerShell
9 38 (1.93%) C
10 35 (1.78%) PHP
11 29 (1.47%) ES6
12 23 (1.17%) R
13 20 (1.02%) Scala
13 20 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 19 (0.96%) Perl
15 18 (0.91%) Ruby
16 16 (0.81%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.66%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.61%) VB
18 12 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 485 (24.63%) Degree
2 190 (9.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.34%) CISSP
4 45 (2.29%) CBAP
4 45 (2.29%) CISM
5 38 (1.93%) MBA
6 28 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 18 (0.91%) ISEB
8 14 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.61%) PMP
9 12 (0.61%) Security Cleared
10 11 (0.56%) MCSE
11 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.30%) CCNA
12 6 (0.30%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (11.83%) QA
2 52 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.83%) SLA
4 12 (0.61%) EMIR
5 11 (0.56%) PSD2
6 9 (0.46%) COBIT
6 9 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.41%) PMO
8 7 (0.36%) MiFID
9 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.25%) GAMP
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.15%) Basel II
12 3 (0.15%) Basel III
12 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.15%) GDPR
12 3 (0.15%) SEPA
13 1 (0.051%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.051%) TARGET2
System Software
1 52 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 39 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.37%) Active Directory
5 25 (1.27%) Docker
6 11 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.20%) XenApp
8 3 (0.15%) SRDF
9 2 (0.10%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.051%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.051%) KVM
10 1 (0.051%) LXC
10 1 (0.051%) NFS
10 1 (0.051%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.051%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (1.52%) Terraform
2 27 (1.37%) Kibana
2 27 (1.37%) logstash
2 27 (1.37%) Packer
3 16 (0.81%) Puppet
4 13 (0.66%) Ansible
5 11 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.20%) Rancher
9 3 (0.15%) Netcool
9 3 (0.15%) SCCM
9 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.10%) collectd
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.10%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.10%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 147 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 107 (5.43%) Oracle
3 85 (4.32%) Google
4 60 (3.05%) Splunk
4 60 (3.05%) VMware
5 57 (2.89%) SAP
6 51 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (2.29%) Citrix
8 27 (1.37%) Adobe
8 27 (1.37%) Tableau
9 21 (1.07%) Red Hat
10 19 (0.96%) Intel
11 17 (0.86%) Cisco
12 15 (0.76%) Jaspersoft
13 14 (0.71%) Informatica
14 12 (0.61%) Cognos
14 12 (0.61%) IBM
14 12 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
14 12 (0.61%) TIBCO
14 12 (0.61%) Vertica